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Confocal microscopic image of the infection of a wheat plant: the fungus penetrates the stomata of the leaves and can spread between the plant cells.

Photo courtesy:
J. Haueisen, Stukenbrock lab

Two pipefish females of the species Syngnathus typhle.

Photo courtesy:
Olivia Roth

The fluorescent dye DAPI is commonly used to stain the DNA in the nuclei of Caenorhabditis elegans body cells, thus visualizing the nematode’s anatomy.

Photo courtesy:
Hinrich Schulenburg

Confocal laser scanning microscopy image of the fungal pathogen Zymoseptoria tritici (in green) during the infection of a wheat leaf. The hyphae of Z. tritici is visible in green.

Photo courtesy:
J. Haueisen, Stukenbrock lab

The brood pouch of a pregnant pipefish male (Syngnathus typhle) filled with embryos that are connected to a placenta-like structure.

Photo courtesy:
Olivia Roth

Pathogenic Bacillus thuringiensis bacteria marked by Red Fluorescent Protein have infected and overgrown the body of a Caenorhabditis elegans nematode.

Photo courtesy:
Andrei Papkou, Schulenburg lab

A wheat leaf infested with the fungus Zymoseptoria tritici shows the typical signs of so-called leaf drought, which can lead to drastic crop failures.

Photo courtesy:
J. Haueisen, Stukenbrock lab

The people of TransEvo

Principal Investigators

Baines

Prof. John Baines

Tandem project 5.2

Evolutionary Genomics

Institute for Experimental Medicine

Kiel University, and 
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, Plön 

T +49 (0) 431-500 30310
E-Mail

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Dagan

Prof. Tal Dagan

Tandem project 3.1

Genomic Microbiology,
Institute of General Microbiology,
Kiel University

T +49 (0) 431-880 5712
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Franz

PD Dr. Charles Franz

Tandem project 5.1

Max-Rubner-Institut

Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology

T +49 (0) 431-609 2340
E-Mail

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Jung

Prof. Christian Jung

Tandem project 2.1

Plant Breeding Institute

Kiel University 

T +49 (0) 431-880 7364
E-Mail

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Merker

Prof. Matthias Merker

Tandem project 4.1

Molecular and Experimental Mycobacteriology

Research Center Borstel

T +49 (0) 4537 - 188 2750
E-Mail

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Nebel

Prof. Almut Nebel

Tandem project 6.1

Longevity & Ancient DNA Research

Institute of Clinical Molecular Biology
Kiel University 

T +49 (0) 431-597 1373
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Niemann

Prof. Stefan Niemann

Tandem project 4.1

Molecular and Experimental Mycobacteriology

Research Center Borstel

T +49 (0) 4537-188 7620
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Quaas

Prof. Martin F. Quaas

Tandem project 1.2

Environment and Natural Resources

Kiel Institute for the World Economy, and

Biodiversity Economics
German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv)
Halle-Jena-Leipzig

T +49 (0) 341-97 33249
E-Mail

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Reusch

Prof. Thorsten Reusch

Tandem project 1.1

Marine Evolutionary Ecology

GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research, Kiel 

T +49 (0) 431-600 4551
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Roth

Dr. Olivia Roth

Tandem project 6.2

Marine Evolutionary Ecology 
GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research, Kiel 

T +49 (0) 431-600 4557
E-Mail

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Schulenburg

Prof. Hinrich Schulenburg

Tandem project 4.2

Evolutionary Ecology and Genetics

Zoological Institute

Kiel University 

T +49 (0) 431-880 4141
E-Mail

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Sebens

Prof. Susanne Sebens

Tandem project 7.1

Institute for Experimental Cancer Research
Kiel University

T +49 (0) 431-500 30501
E-Mail

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Stukenbrock

Prof. Eva Stukenbrock

Tandem project 2.2

Environmental Genomics

Botanical Institute
Kiel University 

T +49 (0) 431-880 6368
E-Mail

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Traulsen

Prof. Arne Traulsen

Tandem project 7.2

Evolutionary Theory

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, Plön

T +49 (0) 4522-763 239
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Uecker

Dr. Hildegard Uecker

Tandem project 3.2

Stochastic Evolutionary Dynamics

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, Plön

T +49 (0) 4522-763 536
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Postdocs

Cho

Dr. Gyu-Sung Cho

Tandem project 5.1

Max-Rubner-Institut

Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology

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Geoffroy

Dr. Félix Geoffroy

Tandem project 3.2

Stochastic Evolutionary Dynamics

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, Plön

E-Mail

Raatz

Dr. Michael Raatz

Tandem project 7.2

Evolutionary Theory

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, Plön

E-Mail

Schenk

Dr. Hanna Schenk

Tandem project 1.2

Biodiversity Economics
German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv)
Halle-Jena-Leipzig

E-Mail

Schneider

Dr. Ralf Schneider

Tandem project 6.2

Marine Evolutionary Ecology 
GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research, Kiel 

E-Mail

Tueffers

Dr. Leif Tueffers

Tandem project 4.2

Evolutionary Ecology and Genetics

Zoological Institute

Kiel University 

E-Mail

Vallier

Dr. Marie Vallier

Tandem project 5.2

Evolutionary Genomics

Institute for Experimental Medicine

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, Plön 

E-Mail

Doctoral Candidates

Basu

Meghna Basu

Tandem project 5.2

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, Plön

E-Mail

Borges

Ana Sofia Galrinho Borges

Tandem project 5.1

Max-Rubner-Institut

Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology

E-Mail

Dewan

Ian Dewan

Tandem project 3.2

Stochastic Evolutionary Dynamics

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, Plön

E-Mail

Dhiman

Amar Singh Dhiman

Tandem project 2.1

Plant Breeding Institute

Kiel University 

E-Mail

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Johannes Effe

Tandem project 3.1

Genomic Microbiology, Institute of General Microbiology, Kiel University

E-Mail

Han

Kwi Young Han

Tandem project 1.1

Marine Evolutionary Ecology

GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research, Kiel 

E-Mail

Henkies

Florian Henkies

Tandem project 4.2

Evolutionary Ecology and Genetics

Zoological Institute

Kiel University

E-Mail

Kolbe

Daniel Kolbe

Tandem project 6.1


Institute of Clinical Molecular Biology
Kiel University 

E-Mail

Kröger

Lennard Kröger

Tandem project 1.2

Institute for the World Economy Kiel

E-Mail

Pappert

Freya Pappert

Tandem project 6.2

Marine Evolutionary Ecology 
GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research, Kiel 

E-Mail

Philipp

Lisa-Marie Philipp

Tandem project 7.1

Institute for Experimental Cancer Research
Kiel University

E-Mail

Rousseau

Emilie Rousseau

Tandem project 4.1

Molecular and Experimental Mycobacteriology

Research Center Borstel

E-Mail

Shah

Saumil Shah

Tandem project 7.2

Evolutionary Theory

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, Plön

E-Mail

Taliadoros

Demetris Taliadoros

Tandem project 2.2

Environmental Genomics

Botanical Institute
Kiel University 

E-Mail

Wang

Yiqing Wang


Genomic Microbiology,
Institute of General Microbiology,
Kiel University

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Scientific Advisory Board

Baums

Prof. Iliana Baums


Marine Evolution and Ecology, Coral Reef Conservation,

Pennsylvania State University, USA

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Hjortshøj

Dr. Rasmus Hjortshøj


Sejet Plant Breeding, DK

Jansen

Dr. Gunther Jansen


Roche, GER

Ocker

Prof. Matthias Ocker


Bayer SBU Oncology, GER
 

Read

Prof. Andrew Read


Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases, Pennsylvania State University, USA

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Rose

Prof. Laura Rose


Population Genetics,
Heinrich Heine University Duesseldorf, GER

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Internal Advisory Board

Braker

PD Dr. Gesche Braker


Director Postdoc Center,
Kiel University

T +49 (0) 431-880 6550
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Holstein

PD Dr. Susanne Holstein


Scientific Management
Excellence Cluster "Precision Medicine in chronic Inflammation (PMI)",
Kiel University

T +49 (0) 431-880 5536
E-Mail

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Milde

Dr. Sabine Milde


Chief Operating Officer,
Graduate Center,
Kiel University

T +49 (0) 431-880 3218
E-Mail

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Urban

Christian Urban


Science communication, Press office, Kiel University

T +49 (0) 431-880 1974
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